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Allmendinger returning to Sprint Cup with full-time ride

Allmendinger returning to Sprint Cup with full-time ride

August 31st, 2013 3:10 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

AJ Allmendinger, completing his comeback from a NASCAR drug suspension and the loss of his ride with Penske, will take over the No. 47 car for JTG Daughterty Racing next season.

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Stenhouse grabs first career Cup pole

Stenhouse grabs first career Cup pole

August 30th, 2013 8:38 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

Rookie Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the first Sprint Cup pole of his career Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, turning a harrowing lap of 189.688 mph on the 1.54 tri-oval.

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'The future of the sport:' Larson replacing Montoya at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing

'The future of the sport:' Larson replacing Montoya at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing

August 30th, 2013 3:13 pm by Associated Press

Kyle Larson will replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 42 Sprint Cup Series car at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, the team announced Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Hamlin injured hand in Bristol crash

Hamlin injured hand in Bristol crash

August 30th, 2013 2:05 am by Associated Press

Denny Hamlin injured his right hand in the same crash at Bristol in which fellow Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. fractured his right wrist.

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Sources: 21-year-old Larson gets Sprint Cup ride for next season

Sources: 21-year-old Larson gets Sprint Cup ride for next season

August 29th, 2013 6:00 am by Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times

Racing prodigy Kyle Larson will join Jamie McMurray next year on the two-car team of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, people familiar with the situation said Wednesday.

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Labonte breaks 3 ribs in bike riding accident

Labonte breaks 3 ribs in bike riding accident

August 29th, 2013 2:00 am by Associated Press

Bobby Labonte broke three ribs in a bike riding accident Wednesday near his North Carolina home and will miss this weekend's NASCAR race in Atlanta.

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Truex has wrist fracture, will keep driving with special cast

Truex has wrist fracture, will keep driving with special cast

August 27th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

Martin Truex Jr. sustained a fractured right wrist in a wreck during Saturday night’s race at Bristol, Michael Waltrip Racing revealed Tuesday.

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Bristol Dragway to hold combined Ford/Mopar event

Bristol Dragway to hold combined Ford/Mopar event

August 27th, 2013 2:29 pm by Staff Report

Blue oval enthusiasts and Mopar fans will be at Thunder Valley this weekend for the dragway’s first-ever combined Fun Ford Weekend and Mopar Thunder.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Bristol Night Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Bristol Night Race

August 26th, 2013 5:07 pm by Dave Ongie

They call Bristol Motor Speedway “The Last Great Colosseum.” After what I saw this past weekend, that moniker is right on the money — but I’m not talking about the beating and banging. I’m talking about the attempt to recreate past battles.

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Kurt Busch joining SHR next season

Kurt Busch joining SHR next season

August 26th, 2013 12:17 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kurt Busch said Monday he has signed with Stewart-Haas Racing, which is rapidly developing into a super-team and will have four cars next season with the addition of the 2004 NASCAR champion.

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